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 Fish and Flesh.Fish it Out (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Fish-in Troubled Water (To).
 
In French, “Pêcher en eau troublé.” To scramble for personal advantage in times of rebellion, revolution, or national calamity.   1
 


 Fish and Flesh.Fish it Out (To). 

 
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